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  1. 1. Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor  Credentialing Program An advanced credential evidencing the highest recognized standards of professional excellence for middle market corporate financial advisory and transactional services
  2. 2. Five Day training program taught by highly experienced M&A practitioners <ul><li>Designed to help M&A professionals take their leadership competencies to a new ‘gold standard’ level of excellence and to help business clients select a financial advisor of the highest caliber. </li></ul><ul><li>Day 1 – The Private Capital Marketplace/Corporate Finance-M&A Development </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2 – The Dynamics of an M&A Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3 – Business Valuation and M&A Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Day 4 – M&A Tax Issues/Acquisition & Growth Financing </li></ul><ul><li>Day 5 – M&A Legal/course review and exam </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2010 Program Dates & Location <ul><li>September 20-24 and November 1-5 </li></ul><ul><li>DePaul University – Downtown location – 1 East Jackson Blvd. (corner of State Street and Jackson) </li></ul><ul><li>Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm </li></ul>
  4. 4. Cost for the 5-day Program - $3,500 <ul><li>Membership dues in the AM&AA for 1 year </li></ul><ul><li>All course materials included: 3 textbooks, support materials, power point presentations, 1 year BVX software license </li></ul><ul><li>Exam fees </li></ul>
  5. 5. CM&AA Requirements <ul><li>Candidates are eligible for certification if they have achieved an advanced academic degree such as MBA, J.D. or Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Alternatively, for those who have obtained a college degree from an accredited institute of higher education, candidates will also qualify if they have attained an advanced business credential with any of the following professional credentials: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CPA CBI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CFP CBA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CVA ASA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CMC CMA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This is not an all inclusive list and other advanced business credentials may be recognized by the Committee on Certification upon request with the application. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Testimonies <ul><li>I truly appreciated the week of education.  The roster of speakers was fantastic.   Every single one of them.  As I mentioned to our CFO, I learned more in these 4 days, than I have learned in 15 years of actuarial conferences.  Actually, it is not a one to one ratio, but an order of magnitude of difference. Tom Totten NyHart </li></ul><ul><li>Congrats to the team at AM&AA for this partnership. The private markets are made all the better by your association's efforts to train and develop certifications around the private M&A process. Peter Lehrman AxialMarket </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you to you and your team for a worthwhile educational experience in Chicago recently. I feel like the time was well spent and the information/education received met with my objectives. I look forward to ongoing interaction with AM&AA and the network of professionals working together to advance the interests of our middle market business world. Kevin Pottmeyer Kleinfelder </li></ul>
  7. 7. AM&AA & DePaul University Partner for CM&AA Program <ul><li>DePaul University’s Center for Financial Services has partnered with the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors to offer a unique perspective on the middle marketplace for mergers and acquisitions. This partnership represents the first and only advanced educational program for business leaders and advisory professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to AM&AA’s website for more information: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. Preview of CM&AA Sessions <ul><li>CM&AA Preview @ AM&AA Winter Conference 1/2010 (Part 1) </li></ul><ul><li>CM&AA Preview @ AM&AA Winter Conference 1/2010 (Part 2) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. For More Information: <ul><li>Contact AM&AA Headquarters </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 1-877-844-2535 </li></ul><ul><li>Web: </li></ul>